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Method Man Preps New Album - 4:21



After being relatively quiet since the 2004 release of his last album Tical 0: The Prequel pre·quel  
n.
A literary, dramatic, or cinematic work whose narrative takes place before that of a preexisting work or a sequel.



[pre- + (se)quel.]
, Method Man returns with 4:21, his new LP set for a July 18 release on Def Jam.

Earlier in the week, the Ticallion Stallion explained the atypical title of his new album to MTV News MTV News is the news division of MTV, the first and most popular music television network in the U.S., as well as some of MTV's related channels around the world. MTV News began in the late 1980s with the program The Week In Rock .

“Four-twenty [April 20] is the national weed-smoking day, according to according to
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 those who chief," Meth said. "I basically said '4:21' because I'm the day-after dude. Plus, four [and] two [and] zero only adds up to six. '4:21' gives you that perfect seven.

“So this is sort of the day after, a moment of clarity, so to speak. When you're waking up from that night of partying and sh-- like that, what goes down."

Furthermore Method Man, who was revered by fellow MCs and hip hop hip-hop   or hip hop
n.
1. A popular urban youth culture, closely associated with rap music and with the style and fashions of African-American inner-city residents.

2. Rap music.

adj.
 fans in the early 1990s for his flow, feels like he has a lot to prove with his new LP. Meth didn’t like the way various publications were talking about his rhyming skills and accusations that he had been robbed for his jewelry.

Getting back on the grind, Meth has already introduced his street record, “Yah Mean,” featuring Fat Joe and Styles P. Meanwhile, the album’s first single, “Say” samples Lauryn Hill’s vocals from her 2001 MTV Unplugged This article or section may contain a proseline.

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performance.

Method Man’s highly-anticipated fifth studio album, 4:21, also features production from his Wu-Tang brethren RZA RZA Ruler Zig-Zag-Zig Allah
RZA Requested Zenith Angle
, Scott Storch and Dr. Dre.

Tical 0: The Prequel sold 525,000 copies in the United States, according to Nielsen SoundScan.

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Date:Jun 2, 2006
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